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    October 4, 2012
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theology. more concerned about faith than numbers. >> may be the church is signaling not so much interest in holding on to people that are already struggling with the teachings but a willingness to let them go. >> reporter: some say they believe the archbishop will reach out to liberal catholics that welcome the gay community. >> i think he should reach out to everyone. reach out to involve problems, to solve problems, differences. >> reporter: the new archbishop was scheduled to deliver a message at the end of the mass but he never did. live in san francisco, mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >> not everyone is happy with san francisco's new archbishop. ktvu's rob roth continues our coverage with the protesters
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and the counter protesters who came out today. rob? >> reporter: the protest here is pretty much wrapped up, protests that drew critics and supporters of the new archbishop. >> stop teaching hate. >> reporter: two dozen protesters gathered outside. many upset that archbishop salvatore cordileone is a vocal supporter of proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage. >> people listen to him. we are here to convince him that we matter. >> reporter: it is comments like this one by salvatore cordileone that has supporters riled. >> marriage can only be between a man and a woman. >> reporter: they say salvatore
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cordileone is too conservative for san francisco. >> marriage should be for everyone. >> reporter: next to the anti- salvatore cordileone protesters were supporters of the archbishop. peacefully co existing. >> it will be very -- test on him. >> reporter: at one point he walked in to cheers and booze. but he acknowledged neither. will the protest change anything? >> i think it will do good with the viewing public. >> everybody should be able to express their opinions freely. the archbishop has legal difficulties, he was arrested in august in san diego for driving under the influence. he is due in court on tuesday. rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. police say they have in custody a mother accused of abandoning her daughter after
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using the girl in a shoplifting attempt. she is expected to arrive at the jail in 10 minutes here. investigators say last month she used her daughter in a shoplifting attempt in morgan hill. the mother took off when an employee confronted the girl. san francisco police are asking asking for help in solving a shooting death. they believe this sketch resembled the man -- resembles the man. witnesses describe the shooter in his 20s, 5'9", and wearing a blue golden state warriors jacket. what is it going to take to stop the violence? that is what they are asking tonight in oakland after five people were killed during 18
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hours this week. ktvu's paul chambers tells us some want the governor to declare a state of emergency. paul? >> reporter: there have been 94 homicides in oakland this year. a number that is not sitting well with anyone. >> reporter: police say with the uptick in crime it is time for the community to ban together. city and community leaders showed a united front. police say they are not connected but the victims were targeted. >> the city experienced five murders in just an 18 hour period. cannot be allowed to continue. >> people are dying. man, is anyone interested in that? i know houses are broken in to, robbery, theft, but how does that equate when you are dealing with the lives of human. >> they are working on a gun
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violence plan but some say that is not enough. they will work on plans that includes a focus on crime. >> be vigilant. it is 52 neighborhoods here. don't be so comfortable. >> reporter: leaders say it is time the governor stepped in and declared a state of emergency. >> oakland is a war zone. we need immediate help now. >> reporter: in two weeks they will kickoff their cease fire program, aimed at reducing gun violence and homicide. andlive, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> ktvu learned attorneys filed a motion to place the oakland police department under federal control. earlier today the chief reacted to that recommendation. he says he hasn't seen the
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documents yet but he also says they are working together to be in compliance with reforms that were implemented in 2003. >> we are one team, we are pushing in the right direction to make this department practice policing and a professional organization. >> a hearing is set for december to discuss the motion and the city is expected to try to fight the recommendation. san jose police swarm a group of burglary suspects and make four arrests. ktvu's robert handa has photos of one of the crimes in progress. >> reporter: that's right. officers here can use that kind of help. the san jose police department has a well documented problem with burglaries but today that trend changed and we will show you pictures that helped catch burglars. >> reporter: these are pictures
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from a citizen of burglars breaking into a home through a backdoor today in san jose. we are not showing faces bus the suspects are juveniles. but in the pictures they are smiling while carrying merchandise. >> cash, ipads, computers, apple devices, electronics, tvs. >> reporter: they believe they burglarized two homes in the past two days but a neighborhood captured the car. so when the vehicle was spotted and the passengers were seen this morning, police swarmed the neighborhood, two suspects surrendered on the spot. >> taken into custody right here. >> investigators are checking to see if they are responsible for other burglaries. according to the figures, there was a spike in the 1st quarter of 2012 compared to last year
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and in july the trend continued. >> we get an opportunity to catch a burglar that puts a bounce in everybody's step. >> reporter: that investigation is continuing. live in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >> coming up at 6:00 p.m., police are investigating two homicides from over night, what we learned about the suspects. >> a former follower of the charles manson was granted parole today. during his 27th hearing and a day before his 70th burt day they -- birthday they granted parole to him. it is suggest to a 21 day review period -- [no audio] they were all convicted in 1972
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of two murders unrelated to the sharon tate murders. american alsos finished -- airlines finished fixing loose seats. a spokesperson didn't have an exact number of how many needed seat repairs. two of the flights were forced to make emergency landings. the investigation continues but american is blaming the systemcused to attach them to the floor -- system used to attach them to the floor. the california state university board appointed timothy white the new chief of the system. $421,000 a year. that is the same pay given to charles reed who retires after 14 years on the job. university of california at berkeley is at the center of allegations they failed to
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provide a climate for jewish students. they accused them for allowing events that allowed antisumettic hate speech. the university spokesman said they were free speech and officials made efforts to maintain a safe climate. president obama rallied 12,000 supporters at a park in debver. -- in denver. he accused mitt romney of misleading voters and joked it wasn't the real mitt romney on stage with him last night. mitt romney made a surprise appearance at a meeting in denver. his sons introduced him. mitt romney referred to trickle down government and said he
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doesn't think that is something the american people believe in. twitter says last night's debate was the most tweeted about event in twitter's history. mitt romney was the clear winner according to twitter. they found 47,000 tweets with the word romney in there, versus 30,000 referring to president obama. in 30 minutes, what a lot of people are talking about, mitt romney's comment about cutting funding for pbs. a local station tells us how the viewers are responding. fbi investigating the death of u.s. ambassador chris stevens, spent 12 hours at the scene of the attack. u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others were killed one month ago. attorney general eric holder said the probe has been ongoing and it took till now to visit
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because of security problems. dedication. dedication to finish the job that they started. so now he is home. >> the final farewell to a marine, 70 years over due. >> i am back here at 5:20 p.m. cooled off today, 10-15 degrees in some places. the weekend is coming, how much cooler could it get? i will let you know. and i don't want this to continue for my daughter.
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brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. 70 years but finally a marine was laid to rest today. missing in action since world war ii he was remembered today outside the nation's capital. >> reporter: it was full military honors, a marine and six others were laid to rest at arlington national cemetery.
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a plane crashed over the south pacific in 1944. it took 50 years to be discovered. >> quite a feat. you know, dedication. dedication to finish the job that they started. and so now he is home. >> reporter: even after the wreckage was found in 1994, it took years for the military to travel through rugged terrain to reach the remains. for the family members this is the hero's thank you and good- bye they say their loved ones deserve. >> incredible feeling to know your family is honored in this way. it makes you feel really good. to know a place like this your family will be resting here. >> reporter: all 7 are buried in one casket here at
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arlington. [ taps ] >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 news. dna testing convictimmed a foot and a leg found -- confirmed a foot and a leg found are a missing man. he went messing after saying he was going rockclimbing. they were -- rockclimbing. authorities say they do not suspect foul play but they can't close the case unless more evidence is found. vector control found one chicken and five other birds that tested positive for west nile virus. the hot weather helped spread the virus because it speeds up the life cycle of mosquitos. they were found in several areas of contra costa county. they have had 7 chickens and 56 birds test positive for west nile. there have been two human cases
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as well. woman died from west nile virus. she is the second person to die from west nile this year. officials say she died last month. southern california edison filed a plan to restart one of the downed reactors at the san onofre plant in san diego plant. he has been out of business. edison will look for a solution to the problem. they will not allow a partial reopening till they are sure it can be operated safely. lawsuit filed to prevent a fire protection fee. it claimed the $150 fee is an
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illegal tax that require as 2/3 2/3rd vote. ross stores continue to thrive. same store sales jumped 5% last month. they had sales of $800 million in the first five weeks, that is up 10% from a year ago. ross now expects it will earn 70 cents a share in the 3rd quarter. on wall street today the dow is up 80 to 13,575. the nasdaq is up 14 at 3,149. the s&p is up 10 to 1,461. the uss hornet is inviting you to visit as part of the annual event. tomorrow the museum at peer three will host a display. part of a an effort to expand fleet week to the east bay.
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>> really going to have a lot of things going on with the sherriff's department, various agencies and the marines. it will be a happening place out here on the east bay. >> the fleet week runs through tuesday. the exhibit is scheduled to be on display through the weekend. the blue angels roared over san francisco this afternoon. they practiced ovthe water give -- over the water giving spectators a preview. it it is scheduled for saturday and sunday. the only thing is, if the clouds are too low the blue angels can't perform. what do you think, bill? >> i think they will be okay. today they got away with it and there was a lot of clouds out there, but i think they will be mine and we have a special
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forecast coming up. the forecast today, cooler by as much as 10-15 degrees. temperatures tomorrow, they cool further. you see fog off shore. the fog has been the main mechanism for the cooling today. cooled a lot yesterday too, didn't it? 67 oakland. 61 san francisco. 48 hours ago the temperatures were 103, 102 but temperatures have really dropped down. you know what else? fire danger and air quality has got better. the marine layer gets up over the hills. low pressure comes in, takes the lid off, the air expands. all that air at the surface, that goes like this and mixes
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into the layers and the air quality improves. off shore, fog. low pressure center right there. that is the deal. that is what is making it cooler and pushing the fog inland and going to kick inland as we get towards the weekend. when i come back we will look at that and a chance of sprinkles sunday. forecast over night lows. 51 napa. foggy tomorrow morning. foggy as you get going. afternoon temperatures like today but maybe cooler. tonight then, like last night, lots of fog, 50s. if you are doing anything outside, you will need the jacket. the weekend, clouds and sun. i didn't put it in here, sunday night, maybe a sprinkle. it will be nice to get a few sprinkles. we will see how that goes.
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fog forecast, tomorrow morning. when i come back, a special forecast because there is a lot going on over the weekend. see you back here. facebook hits a milestone with the number of people using it. incredible number. you may be surprised where most of them live. >> and a colorful reminder to raise awareness about breast cancer. the progress doctors are making to detect the disease earlier.
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facebook has more than 1 billion users each month. that is according to mark zuckerberg who made the announcement today. 1billion mark is double two years ago. mark zuckerberg says 81% live outside the u.s. and canada and more than half log on using mobile devices. kaiser organized a special event in the east bay today for breast cancer awareness month. the message was clear from one man whose mother was diagnosed at the age of 58. >> she went in, got screened. she had cancer in her breast and at the time she made a decision to get a double mastectomy and she is doing well. 76 now. >> he was among hundreds of people gathered at the new
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medical center, employees and construction workers created a giant pink ribbon to raise awareness about breast cancer. >> this hospital will be such an innovation, it will allow us new mans for communicating with our -- manners for communicating with our members. . >> he says kaiser is making great progress in educating women about the importance of early detection and they are screening 85% of patients. the american cancer society says 1-8 will develop breast cancer sometimes during their life and that this year more than a quarter million women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 40,000 will die. a study says botox is a treatment for women with
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euronar incontinence. -- urnary incontinence. this is the time of year gas prices normally drop, why prices are spiking this week. >> arve last night's -- after last night's debate the big news is about big bird and elmo. what you node to know -- need to know about public broadcast.
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complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> gas prices seem to be going up by the minute here in california. one viewer tells us gas prices there gone up 40 cents in the past two days. and some think prices could top
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the all time average of $4.61. ktvu's john sasaki is here to tell us what is driving all of this. john? >> reporter: three different gas stations, you can see how high prices are. $4.31. $4.73 and $4.75. prices jumped in the past week across the bay area and the state. not because of shortage of crude oil. this jump is do to a slowing in production that started with the chevron refinery. we met with the president of robinson oil who says whole sale gas prices gone up a dollar in less than two weeks. >> over the last week or so there have been other problems. the most ceasier is the exxon
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mobil in torrance -- recent is the exxon mobil in torrance. >> i don't believe that. >> reporter: he said the last time he was selling $4.59, crude oil was selling $61 higher than today. prices should drop once they get back to their normal production levels. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now on gas prices. we checked aaa and the average for a gallon in oakland went up 9 cents over night to $4.34. in san francisco the average is $4.42. san jose drivers will pay $4.37. police saw a drop in home burglaries after a spike in
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august. the number of break ins last month was 14. that compairs to 28 in august. -- compares to 28 in august. thousands of federal workers will undergo training to spot and stop human sex traffickers, 55,000 will go through special training. it is due to growing concerns the government is losing the war against traffickers. >> so many cases, how widespread is this problem? >> i think it is very widespread and it is widespread because it can be a hidden crime. >> the national human trafficking resource center says since april they received 40 calls about cases in san francisco.
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and 18 calls from oakland. homeless advocates hosted a voter registration drive today. they were encouraged to join the process and register to vote. she says the voting drive helps educate people about their rights and let's them know -- lets them know they don't have to have a home to vote. >> it is important for every voice to be heard and a lot of individuals are expected most by policy decisions. >> newly registered voters were told they could use the homeless shelter as their address. after mitt romney's quip about big bird last night folks to are asking is big bird in dangered? ktvu's john fowler is here with the surprise reaction.
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>> reporter: the old saying you can't buy this kind of publicity. the mentions of big bird on facebook today jumped 800,000%. here is the comment and reaction. >> i am going to stop the subsidy to pbs. i love big bird. >> thank goodness somebody is finally getting tough on big bird. it is about time. >> reporter: people seemed stunned. >> i grew up with big bird and i would hate to see him leave the television but if it is -- i mean if he is in the way of progress -- >> i know what -- who i like. >> we were surprised -- we were surprised that something that hike that -- like that would be targeted for elimination.
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on facebook, twitter, writing to us, calling us, it has been a fantastic reaction and we have great faith this is a political ploy. >> last election when john mccain was talking about the average joe, the big bird thing is blowing up too. >> reporter: here is a list of big bird invitation from saturday night live, piers morgan to morning shows. big bird's boss says with the problems facing the nation it was a stunning, unbelievable moment that focus should fall on public broadcasting. health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. google and a group of publishers announced a settlement over diggal copyrights. they scanned -- digital cop
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rights. they said it -- copyrights. they said they will get to choose which books are included. san francisco authorities apprehended a man who jumped bail after a guilty verdict in a scam. jay shah disappeared last month and was arrested yesterday. he is one of five charged with draining the equity out of three condos by creating flaweddially ownership -- fraudulent ownership documents. it is called called the greed bus. why it rolled into the bay area and who it is targeting in the election. >> and a link between three cups of coffee or more a day and a condition that could effect your eyes. ñçbñ
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a political movement called stop the greed bus tour came to oakland today, they respect to get the greed out of politics and targeting the billionaire coke brothers. proposition 32, the measure on the ballot that would ban contributions to political candidates. >> how dare the coke brothers come into my community, my city and tell me that my
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organization and the teachers that work and live in this city cannot have a voice equal to theirs. >> organizers plan to go to 23 states. tuition went up 3.9% last year at america's private colleges. while it is higher than the general rate of inflation it is the smallest in 40 years. the average tuition this fall at a private fall runs $29,230. officials say people in 23 states, including california, could be at risk for contracting fungal meningitis from a steroid. so far there have been 35 people sickened, including patients in tennessee. 5 have died. no one in california has been reported ill. however facilities in three
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counties are listed among those that received supplies of that steroid. that steroid has been linked to the meningitis cases. the massachusetts lab that produced the drug recalled three batches believed to be at fault. if you drink three or more cups of coffee a day you might increase your risk of glaucoma. it appears to be associated with a eye disorder. that is based on a study of 79,000 women. they did not find a similar link to other drinks. story book story. i mean it is amazing. wonderful. >> playoff fever on both sides of the bay. if you don't have tickets and want to go to a game, how much should you expect to pay? >> i am back here in a few minutes, the fog is back, temperatures cooled off, your big weekend is coming up, i will have the fleet week
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forecast coming up. starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out!
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yeah... think they made a mistake?s. i don't know - maybe. the fried cheese melt is back for just 4 bucks.
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1 of 4 big 4-dollar meals on the 2-4-6-8 value menu. only at denny's. open all night. all season the a's had a lot of trouble selling tickets but that has changed. ktvu's cara liu tells us there has been a huge run of tickets since the final out yesterday that gave the a's the title. >> reporter: the roller coaster of a season ended yesterday, the last day of the regular season was the only day they
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led the al west. the alds sold out yesterday. >> reporter: when the a's clinched the al west it wasn't just the players and fans that went wild. >> so exciting. it is just -- driving home and going -- [ screams ] >> they came through. amazing day. so emotional. the run on tickets followed. >> we sold 50,000 tickets for the playoffs. >> reporter: many fans stood in line for an hour or two today to snag what tickets they could. had >> this has been six years since this happened. >> makes it sweeter. the fact they were -- not even
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competitive. >> story book story. it is amazing. >> reporter: tickets to game three sold out this morning. game four sold out this afternoon. >> chemistry, the whole team dynamics. >> reporter: it is possible to go to all home games for the a's and the giants since they are on different days. using a ticket broker for the games that are sold out and pricing it this afternoon, it runs 220-$300 a person to see all the games depending on whether the a's play one, two, or three games at home. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now on the playoffs schedule. the a's face the tigers in a best of five series. the first two games are played in detroit. the first game is saturday at 3:00 p.m. game 2 sunday. the teams 10 head to oakland
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for game three on tuesday and four and five innecessary. the giants -- if necessary. the giants face the red, saturday night at 6:30 p.m. game two also at at&t on sunday. the best of five shifts to cincinnati for game three along with games 4 and 5 if necessary. sharks fans will lose out on five games. today the league canceled the first two weeks of the season, 82 games. the players were locked out last month when the collective- bargaining agreement with the nhl expired. three of the games were scheduled to be at home. an expensive clean up is underway in washington, d.c. at the reflecting pool. today workers drained the water and shoveled out dead algae.
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it became a mess weeks after it reopened following a renovation. now the park service is spending $100,000 more to clean the pool and refill it with water containing more ozone. curiosity is close to a milestone. nasa says it is in the right location to collect the scoop of soil for analysis. scientists had to move curiosity to a place with the right environmental conditions and then it looked for soil that might have life. it will do additional testing before collecting the samples. with the cooler weather this weekend, a lot of people may be thinking about making a fun visit to apple hill. it is east of placerville. they are planning for crowds in the thousands this weekend and they will be enjoying
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everything from apple butter to apple fritters to different kinds of apple pies. the owners still haven't believe how much it has grown. >> if i ever dreamt i would be getting this big and everything so organized -- it is a dream come true. it was more than i ever dreamed. >> even before the weekend, bus loads of school kids are making the trip. a nice fall day. let's go to our chief meteorologist bill martin. >> i had the best apple today. the fleet week, blue angels, it is all fall. i got a crunchy one. felt good about it. a lot going on. fleet week and we have cool or cooler day time highs. that is all good too.
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the winds are blowing. 22 miles per hour right now. pushing the cool air inland. these are the highs today, national weather service highs. antioch 77. down from 102. 70 in oakland. 72 hayward. temperatures are trending down. more of the same, not going to see spare the air days, no red flag warnings. fire danger better than it was. tomorrow like today. not much change, except slightly cooler. the weekend? like today, except more high clouds. by sunday we might see a sprinkle in the north bay. this is the culprit for the cooling. if it wasn't here we would be warmer but the low triggered the cooler. as it gets closer this weekend, closer, little cooler still. that is how it goes. plenty of fog. blue angels, as we go into the bay area weekend, we will be
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fine. there is the fog tomorrow morning. 7:00 a.m. napa, concord, livermore valley. then it burns back. these are the highs for tomorrow, 60s. 70s. very few yellow areas. few 70s tomorrow. lots of 60s. into the weekend, tomorrow specifically, the blue angels will be flying. you will be able to see them but there are clouds out there, that is fine. it will be nice. sunshine. patchy fog on saturday, partly cloudy skies on sunday. you will need jackets. 76 antioch. 77 brentwood. cooler than today. long the coast, fog. we had drizzle last night. more drizzle tonight. there is your five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. a lot going on this weekend. when i come back at 6:20 p.m.
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i will have everything, the blue grass, the fair in san francisco, the ball games, 9ers and giants. back here. >> thank you. a bay area company take as big hit. also one girl offered the content of her biggy bank to get her lost dog back and we are there for the priceless reunion. o'o?oowq
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a girl's plea for help was answered today with the return of her stolen dog. he offered to give away her piggy bank savings for the return of her dog. investigators say the dog disappeared after the home was burglarized on monday. today the dog was returned after he was found 80 miles away in the parking lot of a target store. >> it is not just the fact he is back and my daughter is happy again, the fact that the community helped. i couldn't have done it without the community. >> the woman who found the puppy was also there. she was shopping when she found the dog. she took it home and when she read the story she contacted the family. she did not have to give up her piggy bank savings.
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90,000 people, including doctors and nurses charged as a result of a federal sweep in medical fraud. the defendant billed the government for unnecessary medical procedures. the defendants robbed the government of $430 million. >> we allege many of those charged today broke the law and violated their professional obligations and oaths. >> the president of a hospital in houston is among those faces charges. it was the second raid in recent months. san francisco based zynga said it expects to report a loss for the quarter that just ended. officials sited two factors, less demand for games and an accounting charge for the $193
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million purchase of omg pop. zynga said it would be 12-14 cents a share. the stock price dropped 20% in trading. coming up in 2 minutes, a fine issued related to this video of a sky diving granny a year after it happened. >> a neighborhood in shock, neighbors are trying to figure out what triggered a neighbor to kill his best friend.
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complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. now a year later the person responsible is getting hit in the check book. i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> hard to forget that sky diving granny. the video was made as she was celebrating a birthday and a year and a half later a sky diving professional is being fined because of what happened. ktvu's tom vacar live from the airport to put all the details in perspective for us. >> reporter: it happened here 18 months ago and many folks